Chewable Multi Vitamin with Minerals

60 Chewable Tablets - Tropical Fruit and Cherry Flavours

Treehouse Multi Vitamin with Minerals, chewable tropical fruit and wild berry flavours provides children with optimal amounts of the nutrients they need for good health. Kids enjoy the delicious fruit flavours and the fact that they’re shaped like their Treehouse friends, Max & Ruby! You’ll appreciate that these supplements contain no artificial colours, flavours, preservatives, or aspartame.

Recommended dose: Children 3 years and older: Chew 1 tablet 2 times daily with meals, a few hours before or after taking other medications, or as directed by a health care practitioner.

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The busy life of an active family, and the sometimes fussy eating habits of children, can result in your little ones not always getting enough of the essential vitamins and minerals they need for building and supporting strong bodies. Research shows that many children have inadequate intake of important micronutrients. Even children who appear healthy can have subclinical nutritional deficiencies.

The research also shows that a quality daily multivitamin/multimineral supplement can fill in the gaps and provide optimal nutrition for health and development. A complete range of vitamins and minerals is needed to form and maintain healthy teeth, bones, skin, nerves and brain tissue, and to support metabolism and red blood cell formation, and strengthen connective tissue, muscles, and the immune system.

Treehouse Multi Vitamin with Minerals provides peace of mind for you while giving nutritional support to your children. They contain essential nutrients, with NO artificial colours, flavours, preservatives, or aspartame. Kids age 3 and up will love them because they taste great and they’re shaped like Max & Ruby.

Ingredients

Medicinal ingredients

Each chewable tablet contains:
Vitamins: Beta-carotene 500 IU (300 mcg)
Vitamin C (calcium ascorbate, sodium ascorbate) 100 mg
Vitamin E (d-alpha tocopheryl acid succinate) 12.5 IU (8.375 mg AT*)
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) 200 IU (5 mcg)
Pantothenic acid (calcium d-pantothenate) 5 mg
Vitamin B1 (thiamine mononitrate) 2.5 mg
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) 2.5 mg
Niacinamide 2.5 mg
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride) 2.5 mg
 Folic acid (folate) 50 mcg
Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin) 5 mcg
Biotin 5 mcg
Vitamin K2 (menaquinone-7) 2.5 mcg
Minerals:
Calcium (citrate) 65 mg
Magnesium (citrate, malate, oxide) 32.5 mg
Iron (ferrous fumarate) 2.5 mg
Zinc (citrate) 1.5 mg
Copper (citrate) 0.125 mg
Other ingredients:
Inositol 2.5 mg
Choline (bitartrate) 2.5 mg
Fruit, Vegetable, and Green Concentrates 10 mg
 [grape, pomegranate, strawberry, cranberry, blueberry, raspberry, bilberry, kale (leaf), cilantro (leaf), parsley (aerial), caper (berry), artichoke (leaf), black radish (root), dandelion (root), barley grass, celery (seed), beet (root), tomato]
*AT: Alpha Tocopherol

Other Ingredients

Non-medicinal ingredients: Xylitol, microcrystalline cellulose, natural fruit flavours (raspberry, banana, pomegranate, pineapple, mango, passionfruit, orange, tangerine, mandarin, cherry, blueberry, strawberry), citric acid, vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant), anthocyanins, Stevia rebaudiana leaf.

 

Contains no artificial colours, preservatives, or sweeteners; no dairy, sugar, wheat, gluten, yeast, egg, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, or GMOs. Suitable for vegetarians.

Research

Research in brief

A young, growing body requires a complete spectrum of vitamins and minerals. Even children who appear healthy can have subclinical deficiencies of essential micronutrients and this can impair growth and development (Singh, 2004). An American clinical trial studied 633 preschool children and found that many were deficient in vitamins and minerals. Children who received a daily supplement showed improved growth, gaining an extra 5.1 mm in height per year compared to children receiving placebo (Sazawal et al., 2010). For “health insurance” against subclinical deficiencies, a quality supplement can ensure optimal nutrition.

Nutritional deficiencies are also seen in children who have a restricted diet, including those with food allergies, gluten intolerance, poor appetite or picky eating habits, and those who eat a vegetarian or vegan diet (Kirby et al., 2009). In such cases, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends a daily supplement, such as a chewable vitamin (Schor, 2004).

Research References

Kirby, M., Danner, E. (2009). Nutritional deficiencies in children on restricted diets. Pediatr Clin North Am, 56(5), 1085-103. 

Sazawal, S., et al. (2010). Micronutrient fortified milk improves iron status, anemia and growth among children 1-4 years: a double masked, randomized, controlled trial. PLoS One, 5(8), e12167.

Schor, E. (Ed.). (2004). Caring for Your School-Age Child: Ages 5 to 12, New York, NY: Bantam Books. 

Singh, M. (2004). Role of micronutrients for physical growth and mental development. Indian J Pediatr, 71(1), 59-62.